[caption id="attachment_68436" align="alignleft" width="215" caption="New science recommendations identify failures in current science education."][/caption]

A report released July 19 by the National Research Council proposes a new framework for K-12 science education that emphasizes deep understanding of key topics and practices, and proposes that K-12 science education be built in three dimensions: core ideas, cross-cutting concepts relevant across disciplines, and key practices.

The framework will serve as a foundation for new K-12 science education standards in response to demand for more U.S. workers in science fields.

The report identifies failures...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources